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FIT awards a CHF 100,000 loan to EH Group

Renens-based EH Group, a startup developing innovative and eco-friendly fuel cell technology, has been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan by Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT).

FIT awards a CHF 100,000 loan to ratioX

Lausanne-based startup ratioX has just been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The firm has developed an automatic gearbox that makes electric bicycles easier and more durable.

FIT awards a CHF 50,000 loan to Logmind

Logmind, a local startup developing AI-accelerated analytics software, has been awarded a CHF 50,000 Digital Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT).

Vaud based startup Terapet obtains a CHF 100,000 FIT loan

Terapet, a startup based near Nyon, has just been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The company has developed technology that dramatically improves the precision of proton therapy, an advanced form of radiotherapy for treating cancer.

CHF 20,000 for KickTheMap

The FIT jury has chosen to support the KickTheMap startup with a FIT Digital Grant of CHF 20’000. The young Lausanne company has developed a new mobile photogrammetry service.

Vaud based startup SeedIMPULSE obtains a CHF 100,000 FIT loan

SeedIMPULSE, a startup based in Lausanne, has just been awarded a CHF 100,000 Tech Seed loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The company’s innovative software makes it easier for doctors to carry out risk assessments before performing hip operations. And the technology could be applied to other bone-related procedures as well.

Vaud based startup L2F awarded a CHF 500,000 FIT Tech Growth loan

Learn 2 Forecast (L2F), a startup based in Ecublens, has been awarded a CHF 500,000 FIT Tech Growth loan from Vaud’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The firm has developed a technology that can boost the effectiveness of machine learning.

Vaud based startup Smeetz obtains a CHF 200,000 FIT Digital Growth by EHL

Smeetz, a startup based in Lausanne, has just been awarded a CHF 200,000 FIT Digital Growth by EHL loan. The company has developed an innovative online booking platform, where activity organizers can market their events, manage reservations and sell tickets.

FIT Digital program awards CHF 20,000 to Alpine Intuition and Helvitek

Alpine Intuition, which democratizes artificial intelligence for companies and Helvitek, which creates innovative anti-pollution masks, have each obtained a FIT Digital Grant loan of CHF 20,000 from the FIT.

FIT Digital program loans CHF 200’000 to local startup Wecheer

The FIT Digital program has awarded a CHF 200,000 FIT Digital Growth loan to Wecheer, a Vaud-based startup that operates in the advertising technology (adtech) industry. The firm has developed a smart bottle opener that records the place and time a bottle is opened as well as the brand of the beverage.

CHF 100’000 for Lumendo

The jury of FIT chose to support the Lumendo start-up with a CHF 100’000 FIT Tech Seed loan. The medtech startup has developed the next generation of injectable surgical fillers, an industry first.

CHF 100’000 for Haya Therapeutics

The jury of the FIT chose to support Haya Therapeutics with a FIT Tech Seed loan of CHF 100’000. The startup is developing an exclusive and innovative anti-fibrotic treatment for myocardial fibrosis and heart failure.

FIT grants a CHF 500,000 Growth Loan to Astrocast

Astrocast, a startup based in Ecublens, has just been awarded a CHF 500,000 Growth Loan from Vaud Canton’s Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT). The loan will help the young firm ramp up its business development.

SWISSto12 raises CHF 18.1M to 3D print the future payloads for communications over satellite

SWISSto12, a provider of telecommunications components for the satellite and aerospace industries, announced today the closing of a CHF 18.1M (USD 18.5M) Series B financing round led by Swisscanto Invest by Zürcher Kantonalbank and Swisscom Ventures and returning investor Constantia New Business (CNB).

CombaGroup awarded “Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions” label

CombaGroup is proud to receive the Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions label awarded by Dr. Bertrand Piccard’s Solar Impulse Foundation. Following the success of the famous solar powered flight around the world, the Solar Impulse Foundation decided to award the “Solar Impulse Efficient Solutions” label to 1000 products or services that meet high standards of both sustainability and profitability. A portfolio of these solutions, that includes CombaGroup, will be brought to decision-makers to encourage them to adopt more ambitious environmental targets and energy policies.

CHF 100,000 for Rigi Tech

The jury of the Foundation for Technological Innovation (FIT) has chosen to support the Vaud based startup Rigi Technologies (RigiTech) with a CHF 100’000 FIT Tech Seed loan. The young company develops a drone delivery technology that integrates with any existing supply chain.

TOP100 2019

Switzerland, champion of innovation

For the ninth time, the 100 best Swiss start-ups (TOP100_2019) were selected and listed in a ranking published by IFJ (Institut für Jungunternehmen) and PME Magazine. Among the companies selected, 20 are supported by the FIT.

Congratulations to Flyability, Lunaphore Technologies, BestMile, Gamaya, Astrocast, Volumina Medical, Cellestia Biotech, Daphne Technology, CREAL3D, Insolight, AgroSustain, Eyeware Tech, GRZ Technologies, LiGenTec, SwissDeCode, ScanTrust, Nanogence, G-Therapeutics, Mirrakoi and OneVisage !